After the Gold Rush: Make America Great Again

Shapiro, Carolyn (2016) After the Gold Rush: Make America Great Again. Disegno, 14. ISSN unknown (In Press)

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Donald Trump's election campaign deployed strategies of speculation with which the rather more progressive speculative design community is wary of being aligned. Reading the particular slogan "Make America Great Again," this article reconsiders the progressiveness of contemporary speculative philosophies in light of Trump's abuse of the speculative objectification of language, and calls for a more politically engaged deconstructive consideration of language as a special case amongst the sea of ontological objects.

Item Type: Article
ISSN: unknown
Subjects: Language
Arts > Symbolism, allegory, myth & legend
Courses by Department: The School of Communication Design > Creative Advertising
Depositing User: Carolyn Shapiro
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2017 14:53
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2017 14:00
URI: http://repository.falmouth.ac.uk/id/eprint/2142

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